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Southeast Missouri State University

Special Collections and Archives

Cape Girardeau Argus

Cape Girardeau Argus

Contributed by: Southeast Missouri State University

A weekly newspaper for Cape Girardeau, Missouri, published by W. H. Hamilton. The paper runs from June 18, 1863 through June 1, 1871, covering the Civil War era. The physical issues were bound into four volumes. Please note that there are two missing issues (May 26, 1864 and September 16, 1869) and that the issues from June 15, 1865 to July 27, 1865 have received conservation treatment.

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Confluence and Crossroads - The Civil War in the American Heartland

Confluence and Crossroads - The Civil War in the American Heartland

Contributed by: Special Collections and Archives, Southeast Missouri State University and Partners

Documents and artifacts that depict life in the Ozarks between 1850 and 1875. The collection contains first hand perspectives of the Civil War through the eyes of soldiers, civilians, merchants and farmers, as told through letters, maps, diaries, court records and photographs.

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